Create Boldly with Tracey’s Fancy! with Special Guest SollyJo Moore
Welcome back our featured guest Tracey Bellion of Tracey’s Fancy for this 2-day LIVE instruction and painting workshop! Join us as she teaches her advanced painting techniques and gives valuable tips when applying and blending design transfers and molds! Special guest SollyJo Moore of WoodUbend will be here to lend her creative expertise as well!
This will be Salty Dog Gallery & Gifts second year hosting this event and we are so excited to be the first stop on Tracey’s Fancy Create Boldly tour! Seats are limited! Get your tickets now! Grab a friend, come to the beach and let’s paint a furniture project together.
Hurry before tickets are gone!!
Hurry and grab your tickets for this 2-day event before February 1st for a special rate of $175!! After which prices will increase to $185. Classes are held at Ft Myers Beach Woman’s Club, Tuesday, March 3rd from 5pm-9pm and Wednesday, March 4th 9am-3pm with a break for lunch from 12-1pm. Lunch will be catered Wednesday for an added $10 or you can opt out and bring your own.
Now you are wondering, How in the world will this happen in 2 days? You will be provided the tools and knowledge to complete the task at hand!
Your fee will cover 1 WoodUbend design, 1Redesign with Prima transfer, 1 paint brush, and 1 color of Dixie Belle Paint for you to keep! Along with various other paint colors, waxes and top coats available for you to use to complete your design.
This year we are asking everyone to bring a night stand with 2 drawers. We would like for your piece to have short stubby legs like the examples, not long and leggy.
Please Clean Furniture Beforehand. ( Dixie Belle White Lightening\TSP and Blue Dawn then Thoroughly Rinsed)
You must have painted furniture before. We are not expecting experts, but not first time painters.
If you want to join this experience, we will be offering Dixie Belle Furniture Painting Class 101 every Monday in February at the Salty Dog Gallery & Gifts. Please call 239-463-9900 for details.
What to bring: If you have your favorite brushes and aprons, please feel free to bring them. Lunch will be available on March 4th for an additional fee or you can choose to bring your own.
Seating is Limited.
Questions? Call Carla at the Salty Dog Gallery & Gifts at (239) 463-9900
Meet the Instructors!!
Tracey Bellion is the innovative, brilliant and over-the-top furniture artist and designer from San Antonio, Texas.
She is known for painting with playful colors and creating finishes infused with multiple mixed patterns and textures not usually seen together. Her passion and talent are leading her to people and places that appreciate her whimsical style and vibrant personality. Tracey’s work has been featured in publications across the globe such as Time Magazine, NY Times, Reloved, Chalk Paint Magazine, Country Sampler and Flea Market Decor.
Her live and recorded online courses teach a mix of in-depth techniques such as metal leafing, aged patina, stenciling, transfers, aging, color blending and color washing. Her projects in the classes feature unusual items such as watercolor on fabric chairs, whimsical grandfather clocks, and even Christmas trees in her most recent course Whimsy Tree: Christmas Spectacular.
SollyJo, a creative mogul, is CEO of WoodUbend and founder of Posh Chalk Interiors. Empowering woman to make a profession from what often starts as an interest, with her art academy.
Posh Chalk Interiors offers bespoke, creative tutorials on all elements of the furniture painting and interior designs industries. She is a master of blending and using paint with heavily textured surfaces, but unlike most, her signature is that her versatility and wide range of abilities know no bounds. Having worked alongside household names such as Chris Leloudis, SollyJo has made a firm mark in a trade she loves and is at the heart of all her creations.
Her passion for art and creative flair started long before Posh Chalk was born, restoring listed buildings, fashion design and reconditioning furnishings which led her to develop WoodUbend, the industry’s first heat bendable decorative wood mouldings. The business presently distributes to more than 96 stockists worldwide and with over 3,000 highly defined, designs, in just 11 months from the launch of the product.
Furthermore, she has affiliations with several big names in the industry, regularly showcasing her work through live stream videos, to aid crafters, upcylcers and interior designers with how to use and where to find the best products for their projects.